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  • South Africa 0-3 Uruguay: Forlan Double,Khune sent-off

    Uruguay eventually won the second match in Group A after the conquest of the ten players of South Africa 3-0 on Wednesday 16/06/2010. Diego Forlan contributed two goals for the victory of Uruguay, and goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune sent-off at injury time.

    Having just held a draw without goals in France's first match, Uruguay finally managed to reach three figures. The result was thanks to a victory over host South Africa Uruguay 1-0 through goals.

    This result makes La Celeste to temporarily lead Group A by collecting four points. While South Africa get only one point after the first game hold Mexico.

    Uruguayan Forlan to be the star of victory with two goals and one goal from the penalty spot. While one goal to the South African goal scored by Alvaro Pereira during injury time.

    The game

    South Africa first to threaten through a free kick in the third minute but could be swept away by the players of Uruguay. The same with the football corner by the host has not been a threat significant.

    Replace Uruguay threatening free-kick through Diego Forlan but Steven Pienaar forward first so that gets a yellow card. Forlan a second chance is also South African players still hit the fence.

    Two players of Uruguay Luis Suarez and Jorge Fucile deviated from the target. While the threat from South Africa in the 13th minute Siphiwe Tshabalala through hard kick bounced over the opposing goal.

    Minute 18, Tshabalala's free kick to make the heat in front of goal opponent but could still be secured Uruguayan defender. Suarez hard kick in minute 22 be dammed.

    Uruguay eventually winning 1-0 in 23 minutes. Forlan had a hard kick on the head of Aaron Mokoena and soared into the opponent's goal without being intercepted goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune.

    1-0 eagerly to make Uruguay more pressing. In the 32nd minute, Uruguay back to threaten but Suarez kick in the penalty box only on the side of the net.

    While the threat from South Africa came from Katlego Mphela on 39 minutes but still misses the point. Yet Uruguay is still trying to push but the score remained unchanged until the break 1-0.

    At the beginning of the second half, Uruguay re-launch the attack. An attempt Suarez from the right wing but failed to bait used by Edinson Cavani in front of goal.

    Uruguay continued to launch attacks. Maximiliano Pereira easily into the defense of South Africa is still kicking hard but still soar above the goalpost host.

    Minute 65, the threat of Afsela from a crossing attempt was met with a header with just Katlego Mphela but the ball was still in the side of the goal guarded by Uruguayan Fernando Muslera.

    Minute 75, be a disaster for South Africa. Goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune rewarded for breaking Suarez red card in front of goal. The referee also gave prizes for the Uruguay penalty.

    Piennar had to be pulled out to make room on the goalie. While Forlan who became executor of doing a good job and bring squad 2-0 in the 80th minute.

    After the goal it seems the South African supporters began leaving the stadium. Uruguay continued to press while still trying to exploit the advantages of their players.

    Injury time, Uruguay enlarge his victory becomes 3-0. Goals are scored by passing by Pereira header with just a bounce pass the ball to the ground.

    Team Line-up:

    South Africa: 16-Itumeleng Khune; 2-Siboniso Gaxa, 3-Tsepo Masilela, 20, Bongani Khumalo, 4-Aaron Mokoena, 12-Reneilwe Letsholonyane (19-Surprise Moriri 57), 13-Kagisho Dikgacoi, 10-Steven Pienaar ( 1-Moeneeb Josephs 79), 11-teakettle Modise, Siphiwe Tshabalala-8; 9-Katlego Mphela.

    Uruguay: 1-Fernando Muslera; 2-Diego Lugano, 3-Diego Godin, 4-Jorge Fucile (20-Alvaro Fernandez 71), 16-Maximiliano Pereira, 15-Diego Perez (5-Walter Gargano 90), 17-Egidio Arevalo , 7-Edinson Cavani (21-Sebastian Fernandez 89), 11-Alvaro Pereira, 9-Luis Suarez, 10-Diego Forlan.


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